"In Ottawa, where much of our downtown architecture is styled the way it is, how do the emotional reactions of her citizens contribute to the way they live, work, and play in the city? How does it contribute to the overarching character of the city?"
I wrote this over the break! Just a fun one. a DIY craft On skin A bruise blooms watercolour Petals green and blue, dull brown and sharp orange Unique and individual, varied and peerless Beautiful and bewitching Even as you press down and tremble On hearts Bruises are harder to see But still … Continue reading “a DIY craft”
If you need to know anything about me, it's that I love force-inviting my friends to play paper telephone or hosting gimmicky parties. One of my favourite "gimmicky parties" was a murder mystery party that my friend Anika and I jointly hosted two years ago. Murder mysteries are fun, and pretty self-explanatory: everyone has secrets, … Continue reading How To Murder Someone
I used to think myself the wind when I was younger-- at least, I wanted to be the wind. I imagined it wild, free, so endlessly attractive and fleeting-- all qualities that I desperately wanted to be. Now, as a trash, self-indulgent 20-something year old: I think of my scary depths, wildly deviant swing states of peace … Continue reading “water water water”
I suffer this weird dichotomy of emotions when people purport to (or actually) get who I am: on the one hand, I don't feel quite alone but on the other hand, I don't feel quite alone. I like being alone. I've spent a lot of time and effort getting to a place where I enjoy my own … Continue reading “will you play upon this pipe”
Trump's divisive win yesterday brought a flurry of emotions from people around me and on my social media. I saw (and felt also) the disappointment, the sadness, the fear for many Americans who now feel unsafe, but also cheering and celebration, and above all, shock. I saw, too, mixed in with some of that surprise, … Continue reading Seeds of Hate.
#Top5Tuesday is a weekly feature about Top 5…. anythings. It's official: Vine is over and out. Well, not completely, but near death-- Vine will remain alive for a short before it's last, shuddering breath. To celebrate its short, vibrant life, I've compiled my list of my favourite 5 vines. Enjoy it while you can, folks, before it … Continue reading #Top5Tuesday #2: Top 5 Vines